One of our top ten bestselling essential oils, this sensual and floral oil has soothing properties and helps to relieve emotional stresses during tense times. Known for its sweet, exotic scent and relaxing fragrance, it’s distilled from the delicate flowers hand-picked for us in Madagascar. We pay a fair price, plus an additional premium for community projects, for this beautifully calming essential oil.

  • Key benefit: Relaxing
  • Latin name: Cananga odorata
  • Country of origin: Madagascar
  • Blends beautifully with: grapefruit, bergamot and patchouli

Works well with:

  • Grapefruit Organic Essential Oil
  • Bergamot Organic Essential Oil
  • Patchouli Organic Essential Oil

Bath & Shower

Inhale the aromatic stream while your skin absorbs all the benefits of the oil. For adults, add up to 5 drops in 2 tbsp bath oil, shower gel, full fat milk or carrier oil. For children over 2 years old or adults with sensitive skin, reduce the amount to up to 2 drops per 2 tbsp.


This technique helps to clear your head and nose. For adults, add 4–6 drops to a bowl of steaming water, pace a towel over your head and breathe. Children over 2 years old, adults with sensitive skin and asthmatics should not inhale directly. Instead, place the bowl of hot water with added oils in the room nearby.


Relaxes your body and mind while helping to soothe aching muscles. For adults, use up to 15 drops in 2 tbsp of base oil. For children over 2 years old or adults with sensitive skin, use up to 6 drops in 2 tbsp of base oil.

Diffusers & Burners

A natural air freshener, this technique creates a relaxing ambiance and mood. For adults, add 1–3 drops in a diffuser or burner. For children over 2 years old, add 1–3 drops in a diffuser.

WARNING: Do not use undiluted on the skin. For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. Flammable. Use within 12 months of opening.
Cananga Odorata Flower Oil

Customer Reviews

Based on 34 reviews
Rachel L.
Ylang Ylang essential oil

I use this in the bath and add to body oil - smells divine, and just need a few drops each time, so great value.

Louisa R.
Strong fragrance

Love this essential oil, the scent is strong and lasts for ages. We use it in our oil diffuser & it leaves the room smelling lovely & us feeling relaxed exactly as it's meant to.

Krista Atkinson
Soooooo yummy!

This scent is so good. It’s one of my favorites. And this is by far my favorite brand of oils. Such strong, consistent, quality scents.

Verena S.
Ylang-ylang Ylang-ylang Organic Essential Oil

Used in the chi diffuser. Beautiful fragrance, one of our favourites

Tony Bourke

Ylang Ylang Organic Essential Oil 10ml

Peti K.
The Relaxing remedy

I love Ylang Ylang - it helps me relax after a long day at work, and it oozes that lovely smell that helps soothe the body. One of my favourite oils, I try never to run out.

G B.
Beautiful oil

As with all Neals Yard oils this is of the highest quality

Kate Graham
Beautiful scent had long lasting

Love this jasmine-like perfume. It’s heavenly and last really well. My hubby adores it too!